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Kayla Itsines' Quinoa Porridge With Fresh Figs Recipe

A Healthy and Delicious Breakfast

PHOTO: Kayla Itsines visited Good Morning America to share healthy eating meal plans from her new book, The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide.
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Servings:1
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Kayla Itsines became a fitness sensation with 6 million Instagram followers for her high-energy workout routines and videos. Now she's sharing her meal plans for health eating in a new book, "The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide." Try her breakfast recipe for quinoa porridge as seen on "Good Morning America."

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 3 oz. quinoa flakes
  • 3 1/2 oz. low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 medium figs, sliced
  • Cooking Directions

    In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup of water, vanilla, and half of the milk to the boil over high heat.

    Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to low.

    Simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

    Meanwhile, place the yogurt and maple syrup in a small bowl and mix until well combined.

    To serve, pour the quinoa porridge into a bowl.

    Top with the remaining milk, sliced figs, and maple yogurt.

    This recipe is reprinted with permission from "The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide."

    Food styling by Karen Pickus for "Good Morning America."

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: yogurt, maple syrup, quiona flake

    Course: Breakfast


     
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